7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour Package

7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour Package

Visits: Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park Starts in: Zagreb Available: Every day (varies seasonally)
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7 days package
$699per person
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7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour Package Highlights


Get right into the heart of northern Croatia visiting Zagreb's hidden gems


Marvel at the stunning UNESCO world heritage site that is Plitvice Lakes National Park


Go on a mysterious discovery of Zagreb's dark past with a mystical night tour


Choose your hotel from one of our fantastic central locations and enjoy luxurious accommodations


Be led by different local experts who will guide you on unforgettable adventures


Taste the wonderful flavors of Zagreb on a personalized food tour, sampling local delicacies

Why we chose this tour

Our 7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour will take you across historical and culinary treasures. Begin by walking to the entrance of Zagreb’s Old Town and visiting one of the world's oldest pharmacies dating back 700 years. Admire the intricate mosaics of Saint Catherine's Church and be led on a discovery of the city’s hidden history. Tour the scenic watermill village of Rastoke and marvel at the natural beauty of the Plitvice Lakes National Park. On your Zagreb food tour, immerse yourself in Croatian cuisine, from Ban Jelacic Square to the vibrant Dolac Farmer's Market tasting delightful treats. Explore the streets, savoring Istrian and Dalmatian dishes, all while your expert guide unveils Zagreb's rich past and mysterious gems.

For the adventurous traveler, this 7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour is perfect for you. Each experience will be led by one of our hand-picked guides, chosen for their level of knowledge and enthusiasm. Enjoy city adventures, coastal views, and natural and historical wonders, giving you great insight into Zagreb and its surroundings. And don’t forget, you can pick your own fantastic Zagreb hotel at the time of booking to ensure it perfectly suits your needs. Book your tour today!

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7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Zagreb
  • Day one is reserved for your independent arrival in Zagreb. Check into your handpicked hotel and enjoy some rest and relaxation before your adventure begins.
Day 2 - Insider Zagreb City Tour & Zagreb Night walking Tour
  • Begin your adventure with an insider Zagreb tour. Meet a small group of likeminded travelers and your guide who will take you through the fabled old streets of Zagreb.
  • Walk to the entrance of the old town before heading to one of the world's oldest pharmacies, dating back 700 years.
  • Continue to the wonderful Saint Catherine's Church with its mosaic roof and take a peek into the church to view its unique pink ceiling.
  • Listen to the ancient cannon that fires at noon every day before taking a 100 year old funicular back to the center of Zagreb.
  • Head into the underground tunnels built in World War II.
  • Head to the Bloody Bridge and Dolac, a wonderfully local indoor market.
  • After some free time, it's back out to Zagreb as night falls for another walking tour. This city comes alive at night and you'll see a different side to it with our 'Dark Zagreb' night tour.
  • Meet your guide and follow him into a hidden basement where you'll be introduced to Zagreb's dark past.
  • The tour follows a personal story of four historical people that took part in gruesome events that happened in the streets of Zagreb.
  • The route covers the exact locations of many gruesome historical events and you'll get to learn all about them before heading back to your Zagreb hotel.
Day 3 - Plitvice Lakes National Park & Rastoke
  • Visit the picturesque watermill village of Rastoke and explore the historic setting, situated at the confluence of the Slunjcica and Korana Rivers.
  • Take a leisurely stroll and admire the well-preserved watermills, picturesque waterfalls, and unique architecture of the houses built along the river.
  • Continue to Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of the oldest and largest national parks in Southeast Europe, known for its breathtaking natural beauty and UNESCO World Heritage status.
  • Led by a licensed guide, wander through the park's mesmerizing landscapes and discover its famous 16 interconnected lakes.
  • Your guide will share interesting facts and lead you through forested areas and scenic lakeside pathways.
  • Enjoy a boat cruise and panoramic train ride, enhancing your experience with tranquil surroundings.
  • Travel back to your hotel for a free evening in Zagreb.
Day 4 - Free Day
  • Today is yours to do with as you please. Why not visit one of Europe's largest cemeteries, Mirogoj. Set just a 5-minute drive north from the old town, this cemetery is almost like an outdoor art museum, housing some of Croatia's most famous artists, politicians, and sports players. The graves spread for what looks like miles and are an absolutely amazing place to lose yourself for a few hours.
Day 5 -Zagreb Food Tour
  • Begin your immersion in Croatian culture and cuisine at the city's main meeting point, Ban Jelacic Square, an expansive space where the upper and lower city meet.
  • Make your way to the Dolac Farmer's Market, a vibrant place filled with fresh produce, exotic ingredients, and hundreds of locals doing their daily shopping.
  • As you wind your way through the stalls, you'll taste treats like burek, a flaky pastry with savory and sweet fillings, sir i vrhnje, homemade cottage cheese, and srdele i ćevapi, some of the local's favorite meat and fish dishes.
  • Continue along your way, tasting sweet treats like štrukli, a unique traditional dessert, and Croatian chocolate that will blow your mind.
  • Promenade along the streets of Skalinska, Tkalčićeva, Praška, and Petrinjska as you dive into the history of Zagreb and discover hidden treasures along the way with the help of your expert local guide.
  • You'll also try traditional dishes from Istria and the Dalmatian coast, like regionally cured olives and pršut, a cured ham dish similar to prosciutto.
  • When the tour ends, you can go explore other locations recommended by the guide or head back to your hotel to fall into a food coma.
Day 6 - Free Day in Zagreb
  • Day 6 gives you some more free time in wonderful Zagreb. This could be a perfect day to discover the green spaces of the city, starting with the Lenuci horseshoe in the middle of town. This green space is home to some of the most impressive buildings in Zagreb and includes a gorgeous botanical garden at the bottom of the horseshoe.
  • Alternatively, you could head to Maksimir Park in the east of the city, complete with a zoo, beautiful lakes home to many terrapins, and winding forest trails.
Day 7 - Departure
  • Day 7 is reserved for your independent departure from Zagreb, complete with memories from this once-in-a-lifetime Croatian adventure!
NB - all timings on 7 Day Secrets of Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes Tour Package are approximate
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Important Details

All touring and accomodation
Plitvice Lake: Entrance fees
Zagreb: Funicular ticket & Lotrščak Tower
Food Tour: A glass of wine, beer or juice and water, Food tastings at 6 food spots with traditional Croatian dishes
Anything not mentioned above
Meals & beverages not mentioned
Personal travel insurance
Essential Information
Each day will be led by a specialist guide to provide an enhanced experience along Tourist Journey's values
You can choose your hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process
The order of the days might change because we optimize the itinerary to provide the best experience
During the booking process, it's possible to add extra nights of accommodation before or after the tour package
The minimum age required for the package is 15 years old due to the Zagreb Night Walking TourTour
Please let us know if you have any allergies or food restrictions
Plitvice Lakes: Between November & March, the panoramic trains & electric boats are not operated, you will visit the park by foot You will visit all the Lower lakes and the highlights of the Upper lakes (approximately 8.5 km / 5 miles walk)
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